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The day's top stories from BBC News compiled twice daily in the week, once at weekends.


Trump vows to end 'American carnage'  

Trump's celebration marred by violence; The Gambia's Jammeh 'to quit and leave'; 10 found alive after Italian avalanche

US Presidential Inauguration Day  

Trump to swear in as 45th US President, Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh misses deadline to step down, survivors found in Italy avalanche

Senegal sends troops into The Gambia  

Senegal's troops enter The Gambia in support of Adama Barrow; President Putin's future with President Trump; ants' navigational skills

Dozens missing in Italian avalanche  

Tehran high-rise fire collapse, Gambia crisis: Barrow inauguration in Senegal as Jammeh stays put and Sir Paul McCartney's court battle to regain control of his songs.

Gambia's Political Impasse Continues  

Gambian President Yayha Jammeh faces ultimatum to step down or face foreign intervention, Obama's last news conference, scientists warn that human activity threatens sixty per cent of primates, and vaccines for three deadly viruses are fast-tracked

Iraqi Army says it's seized nearly all of eastern Mosul  

Iraq's government claims Army has retaken most of eastern Mosul from IS, earthquakes hit much of central Italy, future of Obamacare in doubt, could techno music help couples to conceive ?

Nigerian air strike accidentally hits refugee camp  

Nigerian military mistakenly bombs camp for displaced people, killing civilians, The president of The Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, has declared a state of emergency, President Obama has commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning who was jailed for leaking classified army documents

May: UK must leave EU single market  

British PM sets out plan to totally reshape UK's relationship with Europe and the world, Chinese President says world must be committed to free trade, Istanbul nightclub massacre suspect 'trained in Afghanistan'

Istanbul club attack suspect captured  

Trump attack on Merkel rebuffed by French president, Rolls Royce to pay millions of dollars, Last man to walk on the Moon dies aged 82

Trump says UK 'doing great' after Brexit vote  

US president-elect pledges quick trade deal between US and UK, dozens killed as plane crashes near Kyrgyz capital, report says world's 8 richest people own as much the 3.6 billion poorest

Trump says trade deal will be done 'quickly and properly'  

Horrific details emerge after Brazil's latest prison riot, Serbian president threatens to send troops to Kosovo, Prince Charles pens Ladybird book on climate change

Trump slammed for attacking civil rights icon  

US President-elect Donald Trump is criticised for denigrating civil rights campaigner, John Lewis; Iraq says it has taken full control of Mosul University from IS militants; Fresh tensions between Serbia and Kosovo over a train.

West African leaders fail to persuade the Gambian president to step down  

US Senate takes step towards repealing Obamacare, stolen baby found alive in South Carolina 18 years on, Gabon gears up for Africa Cup of Nations

Turkey snubs full Cyprus troop pullout  

Fiat and Renault face emissions probes, Syria accuses Israel of bombardment, Killer mice

US: Russia and China Threaten World Order  

US Defence Secretary nominee says Russian president trying to split NATO, Fiat Chrysler shares plunge after accusations it used software to "trick" diesel emission controls, Doormats depicting the Indian flag withdrawn after Minister calls them "insulting".

Russia says US troops in Poland a threat  

China dismisses US comments regarding islands in South China Sea, UN chief says Cyprus peace deal very close, Baboons can make sounds similar to humans

Trump Faces World's Media  

Trump discusses relations with Russia, plans for Mexico wall and avoiding conflicts of interests, Hecklers at Tillerson confirmation hearing, Volkswagen will pay over four billion dollars in fines for deliberately cheating in emissions tests.

Furious Trump denies Russian 'leverage'  

China aircraft carrier enters Taiwan Strait, 'Star Wars' gibbon is new species, Jet packing to work

Death penalty for US church attacker  

White supremacist, who killed nine, sentenced; Trump prosecutor denies racist sympathies; how we talk to dogs

Iran: huge crowds attend ex-President Rafsanjani's funeral  

Mourners pay respects to one of Iran's most influential leaders since 1979 Revolution, why FIFA is being expanded, court rules that Swiss Muslim girls must swim with boys, what is "missing element" found at the earth's core ?

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